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A window into another world

Social Diary
JH goes down the rabbit hole on East 79th Street... READ MORE
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Looking back to look forward

Social Diary
Coming back into fashion while looking back at the fashions of nearly two decades ago... READ MORE
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BEYOND THE BALL: A WEEKEND OF ACTIVITIES IN PARIS WITH THE AMERICAN FRIENDS OF VERSAILLES

Social History
Part II of Sharon Hoge's Parisian weekend adventure with the American Friends of Versailles... READ MORE
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INTERNATIONAL VERSAILLES PATRONS CELEBRATE WITH A BALL AT THE CHATEAU’S GRAND TRIANON

Social History
Sharon Hoge reports on The American Friends of Versailles' 25th anniversary celebration with a full weekend of events in Paris, capped off with a gala ball held at the Grand Trianon in the Versailles gardens. Part 1 of 2... READ MORE
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The Boca Raton: History Afoot benefits Historical Society

Palm Beach
Archivist extraordinaire Augustus Mayhew heads down to Boca and takes in an architectural tour of the recently renovated (to the tune of $200 million) The Boca Raton hotel and its range of 20th-century design motifs... READ MORE
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The Coconuts! A Palm Beach Party History

Palm Beach
And while we’re just hours away from celebration mode, Augustus Mayhew shows how they come and go, yet carry on like The Coconuts... READ MORE
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AFMO Weekend in Paris — A Moveable Feast

Social History
Delia von Neuschatz heads to the city of light with the American Friends Musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie (AFMO) for a long weekend during which the assembled guests were treated to a potpourri of well, pretty much everything that makes life worth living... READ MORE
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The Phipps Family in Florida: A World of Their Own, Part III

Palm Beach
The final chapter of Augustus Mayhew’s fascinating tale of the Phipps family’s architectural history in Palm Beach... READ MORE
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The Phipps Family in Florida: A World of Their Own, Part 2 of 3

Palm Beach
The second installment of the architectural history of the Phipps Family in Palm Beach beginning at the end of the 19th century through the 20th to today. Details, details and engagingly told by Augustus Mayhew... READ MORE
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My Move to Mar-a-Lago, Part II

Social History
Part II of our excerpt from Thomas Gardner’s fascinating memoir: “The Butler Wore Guccis.” The experience of working for “Mother” had a profound effect on the young man’s future... READ MORE
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My Move to Mar-a-Lago, Part I

Social History
The Butler Wore Guccis; life as a butler in Palm Beach at Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Mar-a-Lago. Part 1 of 2... READ MORE
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REMEMBERING AVA: The Ultimate Legend, Part II

Guest Diary
Ed Epstein’s account of the life and career of Ava Gardner. Part II of II... READ MORE

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